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W I N T E R / S P R I N G U O F L M A G A Z I N E | 3 R / S P R I N G U O F L M A G A Z I N E | 3 Contents Winter/Spring 2014 Vol. 33, No. 1 • Winter/Spring 2014 Editor-in-Chief Rebecca Simpson Managing Editor Julianne Corbett Waldron Deputy Managing Editor Matt Lambert Contributors Melissa Bagley, James Barnard, Amy Blevins-Morgan, John Chamberlain, J.P. Davis, John Drees, Brett Eakin, Anne Eldridge, Denise Fitzpatrick, Tom Fougerrousse, Mark Hebert, Julie Heflin, Jennifer Heisey, Cindy Hess, Mark Holdener, Judy Hughes, Matt Lambert, Gary Mans, Crysta McGee, Jeff Rushton, Brent Seebohm, Jill Scoggins, Mallory Smith, Brandy Warren, Janene Zaccone UofL Magazine Published by University of Louisville Office of Communications and Marketing Editorial Offi ces UofL Magazine 2323 S. Brook St., Suite 124 Louisville, KY 40292 502-852-6171 or or Address Changes and Alumni Updates 502-852-4577 or Fax: 800-344-8635 Advertising Information Jason Sucher 502-852-5313 or Standard mail postage paid at Lebanon Junction, KY. Copyright © 2014 University of Louisville. The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate against persons because of race, age, religion, sex, handicap, color or national origin. This publication was prepared by the University of Louisville and printed partially with state funds. KRS 57.375 Printed in the U.S.A. on recycled paper. 1 Now 4 From the President 6 Feedback 54 Class Notes 70 In Memoriam 72 Then Features 24 Envisioning the Future From facial recognition security to early cancer detection, take an inside look at leading technology developed in the Computer Vision and Image Processing lab. 32 Homegrown Health Care Whether it's down on the farm or deep in the city, UofL medical, dental and nursing students get a taste of real-life medicine through the AHEC program. 40 Greek Life As Greek life grows and gains accolades for service and leadership across campus, UofL says farewell and thank you to a familiar face, Joni Burke. Happening Here News & Impact 7 The new student recreation center opens on campus, the 2013 Grawemeyer Awards are presented and students make a critical difference in the typhoon- ravaged Philippines. Research 16 UofL tackles obesity in rural areas, and pioneering research helps paralyzed children walk again. Athletics 20 A chat with Teddy Bridgewater and celebrating 100 years of Cardinal basketball. Across Campus What's new in 45 each of the university's academic units. Alumni Life Alumni Events 66 Debby Oxley named 2013 Alumna of the Year and 11 Alumni Fellows are honored during Homecoming week. Alumni Travel 68 UofL grads are popping up all over the world and f ashing the "L" in some unique spots. Cover Aly Farag at the forefront of computer imaging technology. 24 40 32 Debby Oxley U L _ 3 3 UL_3 3 1 / 2 4 / 1 4 9 : 4 7 A M 1/24/14 9:47 AM

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